Prospecting Resources to Strike it Rich

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Prospecting Resources to Strike it Rich

The Gold Rush may be long gone but ‘there’s still gold in them thar hills.’ Maybe there were more hills in the United States in the 1800’s than Australia, but there is plenty of gold yet to be discovered around the lucky country.

Whether you like to prospect for gold, coins or other treasures, The Chart & Map Shop has a range of resources to help you dig it out. Atlas books, maps and guides for WA and other states will help you strike it rich. Find your gold nugget amongst this small selection or do your own search of the online shop.

 

Gold Atlas of WA

Gold Atlas of Western Australia

This easy to use, spiral-bound atlas shows the alluvial gold diggings, mines, reefs and public lands. Marked Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) map grids are also plotted in the margins so you can roughly pinpoint your position using GPS.

 

Metal Detecting for Gold in Australia

Metal Detecting for Gold in Australia

Over 400 full-colour pages with information on detector types, prospecting methods and map for all of the major goldfields in WA, NSW, Vic, SA, NT and Qld.

 

Gold Prospecting

Gold Prospecting

State and territory maps showing gold locations plus information on gold deposits, extraction methods, prospecting and where to find Alluvial Gold.

 

Gold Atlas of NSW

Gold Atlas of New South Wales

Over 80 pages of detailed gold prospecting maps for metal detecting including new release maps and photographs in colour. Detailed maps of the New South Wales Goldfields’ alluvial and reef mining, old and modern. Tracks, dams, creeks and landmarks, known nugget find locations with some GPS coordinates are also included.

 

Gold Atlas of Victoria

Gold Atlas of Victoria

A large format atlas featuring many of Doug Stone’s popular Gold & Relic Site Maps. Alluvial gold diggings, mines, reefs and public lands are marked UTM map grids are also plotted in the margins so you can roughly pinpoint your position using GPS.

 

Mary River Battery & Thompson Goldfield Gold Relic Map

Mary River Battery & Thompson Goldfield Gold Relic Map

If you are keen to try your luck in WA pick up a copy of these maps which include historical notes on the discovery and working of gold. Map details include Crown land, deep lead, surfacing, Main Road Secondary & Forestry roads.

There’s a whole series of these maps covering prospecting spots throughout Australia, check the full range here.

 

The Metal Detecting Bible

The Metal Detecting Bible

The comprehensive guide will provide tips on choosing the ideal detector, instructions on finding the best spots as well as information on cleaning and maximising the resale value of your equipment.

 

Gold & Ghosts WA 100K Scale Geology Maps USB

Gold & Ghosts WA 100K Scale Geology Maps USB

Historical mine and lease maps on an 8GB USB that doubles as a bottle top opener, what more could you need on a prospecting trip around WA’s Goldfields? The Geology maps have been geo-referenced and converted into OziExplorer format (OZF2) and ECW format for viewing with a range of GPS mapping programs. Map images supplied by the WA State Department of Mines and Petroleum.

 

If you can’t find your gold nugget amongst this small selection, give us a call or ask us online for a recommendation. Eureka.

 

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